Death at the City Hotel
|Title:||Death at the City Hotel|
|Date & Time:||Fri Oct 14, 2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
|Location:||Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St. (Map This)|
|Event Details:||In 1808, Death visited Alexandria's City Hotel when the curtain fell upon one of theatre's "Brightest Ornaments." Join us on October 14, 2022 from 7-9 p.m. for Death at the City Hotel.
While a guest at the hotel, Anne Brunton Merry Wignell Warren, the most celebrated actress in the U.S., shockingly lost both her infant son and her own life at the young age of 39 in what is now Gadsby’s Tavern Museum. Learn about phantasmagoria, a terrifying stage effect used during Warren’s life, and see if you can spot the phantasmagoria effects used in the short silent film, Frankenstein (1910).
Cost is $30 per person (21 and older) which includes one phantasmagorically delicious cocktail (including a spirit-free version), a friendly macabre trivia competition (individuals or teams of up to 6 welcome), film viewing, and fun conversation. A cash bar will be available for purchase of additional cocktails.
Space is limited, so advance purchase is recommended.
|Fees:||$30 per person|
|Audience:||Anyone may attend|
|Tags:||Gadsby's Tavern, Holiday Event, Living History, Museums|
For event details visit https://apps.alexandriava.gov/Calendar/?48997
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